A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 188 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu (117 miles). Exact location, longitude 166.7908° East, latitude -12.3478° South, depth = 125.34 km. Id of earthquake: us1000989g. Event ids that are associated: us1000989g. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/07/17 / 2017-07-08 22:18:31 / July 8, 2017 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 125.34 km (78 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 09:18:31 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 188 km NNW of Sola, Vanuatu. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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